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Poster: Lilredhottt Date: Jul 19, 2007 6:56pm
Forum: faqs Subject: HELP

Can someone please tell me how to download music to my computer. I have a Mac OS X but i have no idea how to get the music on to my iTunes. Can someone please help I want some good music too!!

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Poster: Telephone Toughguy Date: Jul 20, 2007 8:36am
Forum: faqs Subject: Re: HELP

Ahhh, Apple and it's usage restrictions. Yes I got an ipod as a gift and struggled quite a while before I realized you had to install itunes, kinda like the evil brother of quicktime. It likes to set itself as your primary media player and turns nice square TV like boxes on your webpages into little symbols of a hard drive or something on your lower left hand corner and that annoying giant Q on your screen... here is what you need to do.

Download your music to a folder and name it something you can recognize in a place you can easily browse to. Go into the library settings in itunes, took me along time, so be patient. Find the tool or menu that deisgnates your library or create a new library and point it to that folder. Rebuild your list, it may have to convert everything to .ASP or some other format that I cannot remember.

I wish I got the cheap $50 mp3 player my girlfriend got, you just drag mp3's onto the hardware icon and they load almost instantly. Ipods take a few minutes to format the files and load during the "synch". Also, beware of DRM (digital rights management) I have a friend who put a bunch of music on and ipod, but cannot get it out to burn to CD because it's protected, weird considering you can just copy the CD without a problem or tape it... I only load my ipod with CC licenses music and sounds lately so I never had that problem.

Hope that helps, I feel better after venting my disdain for apples extortionary practices.

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Poster: Lilredhottt Date: Jul 22, 2007 12:15pm
Forum: faqs Subject: Re: HELP

You are a step ahead of me. I don't even know how to get the music on to my itunes so i can play it! what do i do?